Dec 21, 2012 8:00am PST
many this blizzard situation. now we're getting word offing delays -- lengthening delays as cities like new york and philadelphia get hit. jon: the storm system also packing ferocious winds, winds that knocked down trees and tore down par lines -- power lines. take a look at the scene in green county, tennessee, where 1500 homes lost fire. more than 130,000 customers across the region. jenna: setting you up for some hot chocolate and a good fire. jon: that sounds good to me. jenna: good news for some kids out there, it's the perfect opportunity to break out the sled or build a snowman. the blizzard also forcing schools across the midwest to take snow days. and by the way, first day of winter. jon: but the world didn't end last night. jenna: can you knock on wood just because anything can happen at any moment, as we know. jon: that's right. rick reichmuth is live in the fox news extreme weather center. >> reporter: hey, guys, it's weakening a bit, and it's moving offshore, basically. so the worst of the storm is done, but take a look at some of these totals. verona, wisconsin, 20 inches
Dec 19, 2012 8:00am PST
succeeded in pushing the army out of a lot of cities however that just means the army goes in with their artillery, their air force and destroys with whatever they can. the rebels for their part still badly outgunned are doing better, they are becoming more organized. they're getting weapons from qatar and other gulf countries to keep the pressure up on president assad. actions speak a whole lot louder than words here in the middle east. and one of syria's only allies, russia, has stood behind them at least in the diplomatic speak but we just learned russia is sending warships to off the syrian coast there in the mediterranean sea potentially to evacuate russian civilians if things continue to deteriorate inside syria. which does tell you, jenna, people inside syria and also inside the russian government are making at least contingency plans for the demise of the assad regime. jenna. jenna: we'll continue to watch it. level land, thank you. jon: one of hollywood's biggest stars expected to testify today on capitol hill. so what do you think brings ben affleck to washington?
Dec 17, 2012 8:00am PST
the capital and in towards the larger cities. the rebels are bringing the fight to the government rather than the government being able to go after the rebels. the rebels are becoming increasingly better armed. video out of syria certainly shows that. their attacks are better coordinated. their attacks are more successful. that may be one of the reasons the syrian vice president just said in the past couple days he doesn't think they can actually beat the syrian rebels as the government. that may be the first sign the syrian regime is willing to negotiate. jon? jon: that would be amazing. leland vittert reporting live. thank you. jenna: normally when we talk about syria we have to offer a disclaimer to be responsible junenalists when we show video from syria it is amateur video and don't have a clear source. we today do. we have video from a freelance journalist, christie wilcox, who spent three months traveling through syria to get a look at the civil war. she recently returned to the united states and joins us live from los angeles. christie, tell us when and how you decided to travel to sy